Jon Earle’s recent book finalist for Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association

A recent book by Centre College’s Assistant Professor of History Jon Earle, titled “Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire: Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa,” is a finalist for the Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association (ASA). Earle’s book was also recently covered in the New Books Network series. The

By |2018-12-17T13:55:45+00:00December 17th, 2018|History, News|

Centre students create brochure with Heart of Danville, Boyle County African-American Historical Society

During Centre College’s month-long Centreterm in January, Allison Putnam ’18 and Kristan Schwartztrauber ’18 created a brochure to highlight nearby monuments to local African-American history, with the help of Amy Frederick, assistant professor of art history and their “Monuments and Memorials” class. The brochure was designed and created to guide visitors to important African-American history

By |2018-05-31T18:48:53+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Community-Based Learning, History, News|

Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18 experience field research in Uganda

Centre College students have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with faculty members during the school year or over the summer. Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18, spent three weeks of their summer in Uganda with Assistant Professor of History Jonathon Earle researching the Uganda Railway. The purpose of the trip was to gather information

By |2018-05-24T15:07:48+00:00September 28th, 2017|Staff Congress, History, News, Research|

New history department podcast aims to make academic subjects more accessible

The course History and Video Games was taught this CentreTerm by Assistant Professor of History John Harney. The course focused how video games tell history, considering such issues as historical accuracy and depictions of race, class, and gender over time." Two Centre College history professors have created a podcast called Centre Trail to discuss topics

By |2018-05-24T15:16:52+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Academics, Campus, History, News|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Centre College students research history in Sierra Leone

Having just finished their first year at Centre College, rising sophomores Stephen Thornton and Tim Ablondi are spending their summer conducting research on Sierra Leone with Professor of Anthropology Endre Nyerges. Studying a 30-by-30-square-mile area in Sierra Leone over a period of 15 years, Thornton and Ablondi are classifying landforms in satellite images with Nyerges.

By |2018-05-24T15:32:19+00:00July 24th, 2017|Staff Congress, Linguistics, Computer Science, History, News, Research|

Centre College students work to provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

With internship opportunities spanning the globe for Centre College students, rising seniors Stewart Coard and Cameron Beach chose to spend their summer in Tamale, Ghana, in the rural village of Vene as field representative interns with Saha Global. The non-profit organization focuses efforts in northern Ghana, partnering with local communities to provide access to clean

By |2018-05-23T15:59:35+00:00June 27th, 2017|Staff Congress, History, European History, Hispanic Studies, News|

Colleen Coyle ’19 presents paper at Kentucky Philosophical Association conference

The work of Colleen Coyle ’19 was recently recognized by the Kentucky Philosophical Association. Earlier this year, Coyle won an award for the best philosophy undergraduate paper in the state of Kentucky from the Kentucky Philosophical Association, which provided her the opportunity to present at the association's regional conference at Eastern Kentucky University this past

By |2018-06-13T19:11:59+00:00May 11th, 2017|History, European History, News|

Centre recognizes notable alumni on Presidents Day

On this Presidents Day, Centre recognizes its connections to the highest office in the land. While the College has not—yet—produced a President of the United States, among its alumni are two vice presidents, not to mention a graduate who offered significant guidance to one of the country’s most celebrated leaders. John Todd Stuart graduated from

By |2018-06-19T15:35:23+00:00February 20th, 2017|Alumni, History, News, Politics|

Add your memories to the College’s new digital archive, Centre Now

Many members of the Centre College community consider the years they spent at their alma mater some of the best of their lives, and looking back on the memories they created on campus can be a fun and informative experience. Now, Centre students, faculty and staff can contribute those memories to a repository of images

By |2018-06-19T15:42:56+00:00February 15th, 2017|Campus, History, News|

PODCAST: WWII veteran David Walker discusses the meaning of heroism

PODCAST: Episode 3, Part 3 Centre Point Oral History Series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. A new series of the Centre Point podcast features oral histories collected by Centre College students who took the course "America in the World Wars" with Assistant Professor of History Sara Egge. In the third part of

By |2018-07-03T18:15:48+00:00February 3rd, 2017|History, News, Podcast|
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